SO - yesterday, I got on with my screenplay. It was painfully slow. I couldn't get into gear at all. At a loss. Struggling. Thwarted. In despair.
THEN. I remembered the song that Emeli Sandé sang at the closing ceremony of the Olympics -
Read All About It, Pt. III
So I downloaded it from iTunes (other sources of immediate gratification available) - the explicit version with Professor Green - which reflected my mood better (!) - and I played it at top volume OVER and OVER again.
And it worked. I could write.
The ballad version, above, I've adopted as the theme tune for Team Incredible - the wonderful group of people I'm coaching on the Self-Expression and Leadership Programme.
I wanted to get to page 30 and I didn't (not helped by a mega powercut after a thunderstorm) but I DID get on and feel much more purposeful about today.
Day 13 Update
4 pages and a lot more certainty about the threads of the plot